Time for another re-set.
Every now and then, it becomes necessary for me to have a fresh start with my weight loss. Right now is one of those times. I was at my 100 pound weight loss goal for exactly ONE day before circumstances made it "necessary" to fall off the wag... Read more
I've lost 100 pounds!
As of yesterday morning, I am down exactly 100 pounds! It took forever, and I still have a long way to go...but this is a huge milestone!... Read more
7 day challenge - over at 5 days
Well, I lasted 5 days without getting on the scale...which is usually an impossible feat for me when... Read more
Day 5 - 7 day challenge
For whatever the reason, probably stress...I was REALLY wanting to get on my scale last night when I got home from my cardio class. I must have had a mental debate about it for an hour. In the end, I held out! YES! And now I'm on day 5 of my... Read more
Day 4 - 7 day challenge
Today hasn't been too bad in regards to being tempted to get on the scale. I'm sure that's at least partially because Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in general are really busy at my house. I'll be leaving for my cardio class in an hour, and ... Read more
Day 3 - 7 day challenge
Well, I'm just about half way through my 7 day challenge, and I can honestly say that I haven't slipped once! No weighing myself at all! And let me tell ya...staying away from the scale after a day of what amounted too binge level cheating on ... Read more
Day 2 - 7 day challenge
I got through that first day of my self imposed challenge without weighing myself even once. I did, however, replace my obsessive need to get on the scale 4-6 times a day with measuring my waist instead. I realize that I was really just switch... Read more
starting a 7 day challenge
I am an obsessive weigher. I get on my scale several times a day. I know that isn't emotionally healthy, but I have found from experience that the anxiety of not doing it usually sabotages my weight loss. However, I want to push myself out of... Read more
Down 92 pounds!
I can't believe that my initial goal of losing 100 pounds is within reach! It has been a long, slow journey. And I still have a lot more to lose. But progress is progress, right? I'm cheating at dinner tonight, but only by going to Subway. ... Read more
feeling slightly better about my body's changes.
Ok. I've been really feeling depressed lately about the changes my body has been going through as I've been losing weight. The extra skin has no where to go but down, you know what I mean? My husband swears on a stack of bibles that he will f... Read more
new idea for cheat meals
I have been trying to get ahold of myself when it comes to my weekly cheat day. In fact, I usually end up binge eating for that entire day instead of having just one big meal. It never fails! So...I think I'm going to try eating something hea... Read more
Didn't lose weight this week...
I wouldn't say that I have hit a plateau, per se...because I did have one day this week when I pretty much binged from morning to night. So, I guess I shouldn't be surprised that I didn't end up losing any weight this week. Still...it's always... Read more
2 years since my last blog?!
Wow...I had no idea until today that it had been 2 years since I blogged on spark people. I have been diagnosed and have been treated for breast cancer since that last blog. I have had a hard time dealing with having a double mastectomy. Havi... Read more
Vitatops has saved my diet!
I am a MAJOR chocolate junkie. I always have been. And that tends to make dieting difficult. But, a long time ago I discovered vitatops, and they come in a variety of flavors. Ofcourse, my favorite is the chocolate fudge. Each one is only 1... Read more
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Week one results (second try at oz pills)
Ok ya'all. I finished my first week re-doing the doctor oz pills. In the end, over this first week...I lost 3 pounds. These pills have completely eliminated my sweets cravings from the very first day, and a nice little bonus that I wasn't eve... Read more